Latest News for 12/2019
06 Nov 2013
Dr Victoria Cowling, of the University of Dundee, has been named as one of this year’s winners of the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organisation Young Investigator Programme (EMBO YIP) Prize. Every year EMBO go to great efforts to scour Europe, Israel, Turkey and Singapore to identify the brightest young Life science researchers and award them with an EMBO YIP Prize.
05 Aug 2013
Dr Victoria Cowling, of the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has been awarded a prestigious Medical Research Council Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship to continue her ground breaking research on how mutations in cancer genes can result in tumours forming. The Fellowship will provide Dr Cowling, who is based in the Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC-PPU) at Dundee, with £2.5million over seven years to build upon the discoveries that her research group has made over the last five years.
05 Mar 2013
Dr. Vicky Cowling of the MRC-PPU yesterday (Monday, 4 March 2013) delivered her Lister Prize Lecture on ‘Investigating mRNA methyl cap regulation’. After the ceremony she was awarded the Lister Prize Medal by the the Chairman of the Lister Institute, Sir Alex Markham. Institute Director, Dr Trevor Hince also attended the talk and ceremony.
15 May 2012
Two College of Life Sciences research students Debbie McIntosh (Blow Lab) and Siannah Dunn (Cowling Lab) are speaking at an annual conference of researchers from Tubingen and Heidlberg Universities.
24 Apr 2012
Dr. Vicky Cowling, MRC Career Development Fellow in the Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology has been awarded tenure at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. Victoria Cowling graduated from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University with a BA in Natural Sciences and went on to do her doctoral research with Julian Downward and Gerard Evan at Cancer Research UK laboratories in London.
01 Mar 2012
The College of Life Sciences is supporting the opening event and the Women in Science Portrait Exhibition which features photographs of women who work across a range of science disciplines and who are at different stages in their careers. Artist Janice Aitken has created sensitive and engaging portraits of the women, whose dedication, hard work and love of their jobs make them excellent examples to young people considering a career in the sciences.
26 May 2011
Dr. Victoria Cowling has been awarded one of three highly coveted Lister Research Prizes for 2011. These prizes which give young scientists the opportunity to develop their potential as research scientists by giving them £200,000 in flexible funding over a five-year period. The Lister Institute's approach to scientific support continues to be unique in that it funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.